This list reviews the best online brokers for trading internationally in 2015. To qualify, online brokers must offer investors international trading online on other exchanges outside the United States. Before choosing a brokerage though check directly with the broker and confirm they support your desired exchange or country of residence. There are not many online equity brokers that support non-US citizen clients; however, we have a short list of the ones that are typically accommodating.
The top firms that support the most international clients are below, including the top three: Interactive Brokers, MB Trading, and OptionsHouse.
Published by Blain Reinkensmeyer on Monday, February 16th, 2015 .
When trading internationally it is important to make sure your country is supported. What the StockBrokers.com staff has done is focused in on the most popular countries for trading internationally online. Some online brokers offer support in multiple countries. Lastly, investors should make sure the international broker they choose is compatible with their currency and residency (some brokers will allow trading US securities from a foreign country).
As an example, here is a list of the international clients that OptionsHouse supports: Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Panama, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore ,South Africa ,South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates.
All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 5/01/2015 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the top of this page. For stock trade rates, advertised pricing is for a standard order size of 500 shares of stock priced at $30 per share. For options orders, an options regulatory fee per contract may apply.